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Director, Clinical Research
Summary
Title:Director, Clinical Research
ID:1184
Department:Clinical Development & Clinical Operations
Location:New York
Number of Openings:1
Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Director of Clinical Research will possess extensive experience in advancing clinical trials successfully.  A background in Infectious and/or Rare diseases is preferred, but experience in other related specialties may be considered. The successful candidate will bring a robust knowledge of protocol design, experience working with Key Opinion Leaders and overseeing, implementing and executing successful clinical trials to the position. The candidate will be a strong leader and strategic thinker, with experience in a high productivity environment.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for clinical development strategies including Phase I through III, lifecycle management, safety responsibilities, scientific interactions with regulatory bodies, and interactions with corporate partner(s).
  • Leads and oversees the strategic definition and tactical development of clinical study programs, including protocol writing, interpretation of clinical data, and literature reviews.
  • Ensures the consistent application of state-of-the-art scientific and ethical methods to design clinical investigational studies of the highest quality.
  • Ensures that all clinical studies are in keeping with approved timelines and budgets, with potential obstacles identified and solutions implemented to avoid delays in clinical study execution.
  • Ensures the work with colleagues and collaborators is coordinated, and that all people, systems, processes and materials required for clinical studies are available and appropriately prepared.
  • Supervises and directs the activities of the Clinical Research staff.
  • Ensures that clinical studies are conducted in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and guidelines.
  • Ensures the identification, recruitment and selection of appropriate clinical investigators and contract research organizations, resulting in appropriate negotiation of contracts.
  • Ensures timely medical review and reporting of adverse events associated with clinical studies.
  • In conjunction with Regulatory Affairs, ensures the timely preparation of quality clinical study documents to be submitted to the FDA and other health authorities in support of regulatory applications e.g. INDs, NDAs etc.
  • Ensures the timely preparation of presentations reporting results of clinical studies to internal and external audiences.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in the discovery research and preclinical development line functions to move product candidates for entry into clinical investigations.
  • May represent the Clinical Research line function on multidisciplinary project teams.
  • Works with marketing to evaluate product candidates and determine product indications, as appropriate.

BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS

  • MD, MD/PhD with 5+ years of experience in investigational drug development.
  • Experience in a related therapeutic area such as Infectious Disease, Rare Disease or other related specialty.
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience in the successful development and registration of new drug products is preferred.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry working with Phase I - III clinical trials, and/or serving as principal investigator with a background in clinical study design and protocol development.
  • Thorough knowledge of ICH guidelines and FDA requirements related to clinical research.
  • A working knowledge of biostatistics as relevant to the design and analysis of clinical studies.
  • Prior experience at senior levels working in and/or leading cross-functional teams.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Team player with executive presence and demeanor coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as outstanding analytical abilities.
  • Comfortable working both internally and externally with technical and medical experts in providing input into future drug development strategies.
  • Experience presenting clinical programs to health authorities e.g. FDA, EMA is preferred.
  • Independent, self-motivated individual with a highly entrepreneurial style coupled with self-confidence and a positive management style

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Some travel required
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